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Friday 17 August 2018

Industrial unit at Whitemill on the market for €2 million

The former Sola Lenses factory in Whitemill Industrial Estate that’s up for sale
The former Sola Lenses factory in Whitemill Industrial Estate that’s up for sale

Esther Hayden

A large industrial unit in Whitemill Industrial Estate is on the market for €2 million.

The former Sola Lenses factory is being brought to the market by selling agent Lisney and comprises two detached manufacturing facilities situated on a large regular shaped site of approximately 3.28 hectares.

One of the units comprises a single storey former manufacturing facility of concrete block construction with a red brick facade, windows at a high level under a single skin metal deck roof with asphalt covering, supported on steel truss.

There are some extensions to the property which are of steel frame construction with a double skin insulated metal deck roof, supported on steel beams, with concrete block walls to full height and an eaves height of approximately 6 meters.

The second unit is a modern facility of steel portal frame construction, with concrete block infill walls to full height, under a double skin insulated pitched metal deck roof which has encased the original roof. The eaves height within the production area is 5.1m, which has a sealed concrete floor, 100mm refrigerated wall panels, HEPA bank, HVAC temperature control units and two main clean rooms capable of providing a Class 1000 clean room.

The office areas to the front have carpet covered concrete floors,plastered and painted walls, suspended tiled ceilings, perimeter trunking and air-conditioning units. There are a number of service areas throughout this unit including steam boiler, a diesel tank, water filtration system, air handling units and bunded areas for chemical storage etc. There is a canteen to the rear of the production facility with mezzanine office and storage area.

There is also a car park and a greenfield area which could be used for expansion subject to planning. The area is zoned for industrial and commercial use and the property is held under a freehold and long leasehold interests from the IDA.

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